An older woman will never wake you in the middle of the night to ask, "What are you thinking?" She doesn't care what you think.Shut your eyes and you can sort of imagine sitting at the Palmer House Cafe and hearing it come out of Andy Rooney's mouth. But it didn't. Like the infamous Kurt Vonnegut Sunscreen Speech, it's a case of misattribution gone wild. Baltimore Sun writer Susan Reimer asked Rooney about it:
"It just bugs me that anybody would put my name on something I didn't write," said Rooney from his New York office. He's been the object of this kind of hoax before, and another, he said, had just crossed his desk. I asked him if he shared the author's affection for older women, and he said, "Not particularly."Two years later I'm still getting the email...
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